McKenna, Mary; & Willms, J. Douglas. (1998). Co-operation between families and schools: What works in Canada. Research Papers in Education: Policy and Practice, 13(1), 19-41. ERIC Document No. EJ569477. (Probably little or no focus on homeschooling. “Abstract: Examined parent-school cooperation initiatives across Canada by interviewing representatives from the provincial Departments of Education and analyzing government documents and literature. Results indicated that there has been considerable policy development and legislation leading to parent advisory committees, but movement related to parenting, volunteering, home learning, and community involvement is slower” (retrieved 7/16/13 from (Keywords: educational policy; elementary secondary education; family school relationship; foreign countries; homeschooling, home schooling; parent participation; parent teacher cooperation; parents as teachers; partnerships in education; state government; volunteers)

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